Like AdsOfTheWorld.com

closed 6/6/2007 via BusinessWire

Jupitermedia Corporation, acquired AdsOfTheWorld.com

synopsis: Jupitermedia Corporation announced that it has acquired the assets of AdsOfTheWorld.com and CreativeBits.org. Both Web sites provide user-generated content for the creative and design communities and have a robust following with over 1.0 million unique monthly visitors combined.
buyer: Jupitermedia Corporation (OTCPK:MECK:$3.22)
WebMediaBrands, is the leading global provider of events, education, jobs, and content for business, media, and creative professionals. The company consists of four distinct brands: mediabistro.com, LearnNetwork, Freelance Connect, and Semantic Web. Over 6 million users visit WebMediaBrands monthly."
target: AdsOfTheWorld.com
AdsOfTheWorld.com is an advertising archive and community site that showcases the best and most interesting advertising worldwide. The site functions as a meeting place for creative professionals to see what their colleagues are up to and to inspire new ideas.
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closed 6/1/2007 via Company Description

Google Inc., acquired FeedBurner, Inc.

synopsis: FeedBurner has been acquired by Google. Purchase price is rumored to be $100 million but terms of the transaction have not been disclosed nor confirned.
buyer: Google Inc. (GOOGL:$196,682.00)
Google's innovative search technologies connect millions of people with information every day. Google is a top web property in all major global markets. Google's targeted advertising program provides businesses with measurable results, while enhancing the overall web experience for users. "
target: FeedBurner, Inc.
FeedBurner is the leading provider of media distribution and audience engagement services for blogs and RSS feeds. Our Web-based tools help bloggers, podcasters and commercial publishers promote, deliver and profit from their content on the Web.
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announced 4/24/2007 via BusinessWire

AMPP Media Corp., will acquire DemandX

synopsis: AMPP Media Corp., a rich media advertising network, is acquiring Deerfield Beach, FL-based DemandX, the developer of a broadband video player. Together, the new company will be called AMPP Media Networks, Inc., and will make available to publishers a triple play of embedded advertising, free content, and a state-of-the-art media player.
buyer: AMPP Media Corp.
AMPP Media’s rich media network serves over 500 million monthly impressions and is committed to advertising that entertains and does not annoy consumers. Under an agreement with DoubleClick DART Motif, AMPP specializes in advertising that serves flash animation, pre-roll and rich media. "
target: DemandX
DemandX offers turnkey services to Website publishers, content producers and advertisers. DemandX is a one-stop Internet video specialist helping customers quickly and easily capitalize upon consumer preferences to watch video on the Internet.
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closed 9/7/2006 via Company Press Release

R.H. Donnelley Corporation, acquired LocalLaunch Inc

synopsis: R.H. Donnelley Corporation has purchased LocalLaunch!, a Chicago-based company that specializes in providing Internet search products, platforms and fulfillment solutions to local advertising providers.
buyer: R.H. Donnelley Corporation (DXM:$1,207.64)
R.H. Donnelley connects businesses and consumers through its broad portfolio of print and interactive marketing solutions. Small- and medium-sized businesses look to R.H. Donnelley's experienced team of marketing consultants to help them grow their companies and drive sales leads. "
target: LocalLaunch Inc
LocalLaunch is recognized as a leading Local Search products, platform, and fulfillment provider. We help empower many of the world's leading traditional local advertising providers to sell Internet marketing solutions to their customers.
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closed 8/20/2004 via BusinessWire

CGI Holding Corporation, acquired WebCapades, Inc.

synopsis: CGI Holding Corporation today announced that the Company has acquired WebCapades, Inc., Clearwater, Florida, which owns several online dating and relationship web sites.
buyer: CGI Holding Corporation (AMEX:INUV:$83.58)
Inuvo is a leading provider of performance-based online marketing services that deliver customers to advertisers and revenue to publishers. Clients achieve their goals across marketing channels that include search, affiliate, lead generation and email. "
target: WebCapades, Inc.
WebCapades is a leading global provider of online services providing engaging online communities to consumers and reliable solutions to businesses. The company, which was founded in 1998, operates websites that reach out to over ten million visitors from all around the world.
price ($mm)
$7.98
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closed 8/10/2011 via BusinessWire

Demand Media, Inc., acquired IndieClick Media Group, Inc.

synopsis: Demand Media® announced the acquisition of Los Angeles-based IndieClick, a premium online advertising company that specializes in connecting brands with passionate and engaged consumers. IndieClick’s innovative multi-platform advertising campaigns deliver impactful, integrated brand experiences.
buyer: Demand Media, Inc. (LFGR:$154.96)
Demand Media, Inc. is a content and social media company that serves consumers, advertisers, publishers and creative professionals with a diverse portfolio of properties, products and services. Some of its brands include How, LIVESTRONG.COM, Cracked and typeF. "
target: IndieClick Media Group, Inc.
IndieClick helps advertisers reach an influential audience of nearly 30 million unique visitors in the US through innovative ad formats – including rich media, video, mobile and social media – that are integrated onto carefully selected destinations.
price ($mm)
$12
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closed 10/29/2008 via PR Newswire

ServiceMagic, acquired Koening International SA

synopsis: ServiceMagic announced the launch of ServiceMagic Europe through its acquisition of a majority stake in The Koening Company, reaffirming IAC's commitment to strategic international expansion and continued investments in local markets around the world.
buyer parent: IAC/InterActiveCorp
buyer: ServiceMagic
ServiceMagic(R), Inc., is the U.S.'s leading online marketplace connecting homeowners with prescreened and customer-rated home service professionals. "
target: Koening International SA
Koening International SA is a Luxembourg based marketing business which fully owns 123Devis.com and 123GetAQuote.co.uk. 123Devis.com is a French lead generation business with the largest network of tradespeople in France and 123GetAQuote.co.uk, a leading UK lead generation platform.
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announced 12/14/2017 via GlobeNewswire

One Horizon Group, will acquire 123Wish

synopsis: One Horizon Group, a reseller of secure messaging software, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire 123Wish. 123Wish is a subscription-based, social-media platform that provides users with unique opportunities to enjoy personalized, dream experiences with some of the world’s most renowned celebrities while supporting charities.
buyer: One Horizon Group (OHGI:$1.09)
Based in the United Kingdom, One Horizon Group, Inc. is a reseller of secure messaging software for the growing gaming, security and education markets including in China and Hong Kong. "
target: 123Wish
123Wish is a subscription-based, social-media platform that provides users with unique opportunities to enjoy personalized, dream experiences with some of the world’s most renowned influencers, celebrities, professional athletes, fashion designers, and artists while supporting charities.
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announced 9/2/2020 via BNC Analysis

REV Media Group, will acquire iMedia Asia Sdn Bhd

synopsis: Rev Asia Bhd has agreed to acquire iMedia, a Malaysian digital media company focusing on content, technology and social influencer marketing. iMedia owns and represents some digital properties which have a combined reach of over 8 million Malaysians monthly. 
buyer parent: Media Prima Bhd
buyer: REV Media Group (KLSE:REV:$0.00)
REV Media Group (Rev Asia Bhd) is the leading digital publisher in Malaysia, representing over 30 top authority brands with an extensive distribution network that reaches out to more than 15 million people each month, about 75% of Malaysia’s internet population. "
target: iMedia Asia Sdn Bhd
Based in Malaysia and backed by Catcha Group, iMedia is a new digital media company operated by a team of experienced media specialists. iMedia sells media advertising solutions for popular local language sites and social influencer platforms.
price ($mm)
$9.55
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closed 5/9/2019 via PR Web

Prodege, LLC, acquired InboxDollars.com

synopsis: Prodege, LLC, an internet and media company that rewards its members with cash and free gift cards, announced that it has acquired leading rewards company CotterWeb Enterprises, Inc., which operates the rewards sites InboxDollars.com and SendEarnings.com, DailyRewards.com and InboxPounds.co.uk.
buyer: Prodege, LLC
Prodege is an internet and media company that rewards its members with cash and free gift cards. Prodege is comprised of four consumer brands; Swagbucks, MyPoints, ShopAtHome, and InboxDollars, which deliver engaging content and valuable rewards to more than 100 million members worldwide. "
target: InboxDollars.com
InboxDollars is an online rewards club that pays members cash for their online and mobile activities. Along with SendEarnings.com, InboxPounds.co.uk and DailyRewards.com, InboxDollars connects consumers and advertisers in a way that benefits both.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$25
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
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closed 6/30/2017 via BusinessWire

Dex Media, Inc., acquired YP Holdings LLC

synopsis: Dex Media, Inc. announced that it has acquired YP Holdings, a leading marketing solutions and search platform provider and publisher of the Real Yellow Pages® and YP.com. The combined company, to be called DexYP, provides local business automation software and digital and print marketing products.
buyer: Dex Media, Inc. (DXM:$1,207.64)
Dex Media is a marketing solutions leader trusted by local business clients nationwide. They’re committed to helping their clients create & grow their customer relationships by providing a custom mix of marketing solutions that include websites, print, mobile, social media & search engine marketing."
target parent: Cerberus Capital Management
target: YP Holdings LLC
YP is a media company dedicated to connecting local businesses with a ready-to-buy audience. With more than 60 million visitors each month in the US, YP is the original source people use to find and connect with local businesses, from the popular YP app, to yellowpages.com and The Real Yellow Pages.
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closed 8/24/2016 via BNC Analysis

RockYou, acquired Fanbread

synopsis: RockYou has grown into one of the top video ad networks in the world by monetizing mobile and social games with advertisements. It’s now expanding into a new market with the acquisition of Fanbread, which has a platform that automates advertising for influencers.
buyer: RockYou
RockYou is an interactive media company that delivers deeply engaging entertainment to 80 million+ consumers on mobile, Facebook, and the web. RockYou's portfolio of free-to-play games includes dozens of company-owned and partner titles across key genres and demographics. "
target: Fanbread
FanBread provides technology solutions that enable content creation, distribution and monetization. They utilizes data and predictive analytics to match new media brands to relevant freelance content producers and facilitates the collaboration required to create high-quality original content.
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closed 8/31/2012 via BusinessWire

JMG Exploration Inc., merged with Ad-Vantage Networks, Inc.

synopsis: The Board of Directors of JMG Exploration Inc. announced that it acquired Ad-Vantage Networks, Inc. Ad-Vantage Networks, Inc. is a development stage corporation that is engaged in digital advertising service technology.
buyer: JMG Exploration Inc.
JMG Exploration, Inc., which was incorporated under the laws of the State of Nevada on July, 16, 2004, explores for oil and natural gas in the United States. "
target: Ad-Vantage Networks, Inc.
AdVantage Networks’ innovative new technology allows network providers to easily and conveniently monetize their free or fee-based Internet access with revenues from high-value targeted advertising.
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closed 5/9/2012 via BusinessWire

Cerberus Capital Management, acquired AT&T Advertising Solutions and AT&T Interactive

synopsis: AT&T announced that it has completed its sale of AT&T Advertising Solutions and AT&T Interactive to an affiliate of Cerberus Capital Management, L.P. AT&T Advertising Solutions is a one-stop-shop for small business advertising needs, offering print, online, mobile, and direct marketing.
buyer: Cerberus Capital Management
Cerberus Capital Management, L.P. has approximately $22 billion under management in funds and accounts. Cerberus specializes in providing both financial resources and operational expertise to help transform undervalued companies into industry leaders for long-term success and value creation. "
target parent: AT&T
target: AT&T Advertising Solutions and AT&T Interactive
AT&T Advertising Solutions is a one-stop-shop for small business advertising needs, offering print, online, mobile, and direct marketing. AT&T Interactive delivers local information to millions of consumers every day, whether it is online, on mobile devices, on IPTV or through directory assistance.
price ($mm)
$950*
rev ($mm)
$3,300
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.5x
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/1/2012 via BusinessWire

Inuvo, Inc., acquired Vertro, Inc.

synopsis: Inuvo, Inc., an online marketing technology and services company and Vertro, Inc., an online advertising and search company and the owner of the ALOT™ Internet product portfolio, announced the closing of their merger.
buyer: Inuvo, Inc. (AMEX:INUV:$83.58)
Inuvo®, Inc. is an Internet company proficient at delivering clicks, leads and sales to advertisers through targeting that utilizes unique data and sophisticated analytics. The Company operates as two business segments: Performance Marketing and Web Properties. "
target: Vertro, Inc. (VTRO:$35.89)
Vertro, Inc. is an Internet company that owns and operates the ALOT product portfolio. ALOT offers two primary products to consumers: ALOT Home, a homepage product, and ALOT Appbar, a piece of software that integrates into users' web browsers.
price ($mm)[EV]
$19 [$15]
rev ($mm)
$32
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.5x
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/13/2010 via BusinessWire

Undertone, Inc., acquired WWN

synopsis: Undertone announced it has acquired WWN, a digital representation firm that helps global brands connect with audiences on the world’s best websites. The acquisition unifies two organizations that are known for providing advertisers with premium reach on quality sites and gives publishers a unique opportunity to monetize both locally and globally.
buyer: Undertone, Inc.
Undertone delivers quality display and video experiences for advertisers, publishers and the audiences they serve. Undertone’s Digital Advertising Suite™ is a unified platform that supports targeting, optimization and reporting across multiple formats. "
target: WWN
Founded in 2003, WWN is a European digital representation firm, headquartered in Paris, France. WWN has relationships with hundreds of leading professional news and information publishing partners in more than 40 countries. Clients include premier brands and agencies across Europe.
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closed 10/7/2010 via

Komli Media India Pvt. Ltd., acquired Indoor Media Ltd

synopsis: Komli Media announced that it has acquired Indoor Media, the UK’s leading online ethnic marketing media company, further strengthening its position and operations in international markets.
buyer: Komli Media India Pvt. Ltd.
Komli Media is Asia Pacific’s leading digital media network platform. Its digital advertising technologies enable marketers to reach and acquire their audiences and publishers to maximize their revenues. "
target: Indoor Media Ltd
Indoor Media is the UK's leading online advertising network. Indoor Media provides cost effective and responsive brand advertising solutions for advertisers wanting to reach UK based ethnic minority consumers.
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announced 5/26/2010 via PR Newswire

Beyond Commerce, Inc., will acquire WebYES! LLC

synopsis: Beyond Commerce, Inc. announced the signing of a Letter of Intent to acquire WebYES! LLC. WebYES! owns and operates a network of high-traffic web properties focused on finance, insurance, automotive products and services. The web properties contain advice for consumers and offer a variety of specialized products and services to suit their needs.
buyer: Beyond Commerce, Inc. (OTCPK:BYOC:$5.83)
Beyond Commerce, Inc. provides products, services, and solutions such as, i-SUPPLY. i-SUPPLY offers fully customizable E-commerce services and revenue solutions for any Web site and hosts local ads, providing extensive reach for our proprietary advertising partner network platform. "
target: WebYES! LLC
WebYES! is an online media and marketing services company. WebYES combines its Web site development and lead generation services to help marketers create demand for their products and services, attract visitors to their online sites, and generate sales through the Internet.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$20
EBITDA ($mm)
$4
EV / rev
0.0x
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0.0x
closed 2/11/2010 via BusinessWire

Techs Loanstar, Inc., merged with ZenZuu USA, Inc.

synopsis: Techs Loanstar, Inc. announced that it has closed its acquisition of social networking site ZenZuu USA, Inc. (“ZZUSA”). Techs plans on ceasing all operations relating to its historical business and has adopted the business plan of ZZUSA.
buyer: Techs Loanstar, Inc. (TCLN:$0.00)
Techs Loanstar, Inc., a Nevada company, was initially organized to provide loan management service and software for the equity and payday loan industry. Upon completion of the reverse merger with ZenZuu Techs Loanstar will cease all operations. "
target: ZenZuu USA, Inc.
Zenzuu is a social network that provides its users with the opportunity to keep in touch with a massive global community anytime, anywhere while making money in an Ad Revenue Sharing program.
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closed 5/19/2009 via PR Newswire

Intelius, Inc., acquired Spock

synopsis: Intelius Inc., a leading information commerce company, announced that it will fully integrate recently acquired Spock, a top people search engine with advanced technology that simplifies and categorizes search results, into the Intelius network.
buyer: Intelius, Inc.
Intelius is a leading information commerce company providing businesses and consumers with information to empower the decision-making process for peace of mind and security. "
target: Spock
Spock is a people search engine that organizes information around people to enable discovery and learning. With the vision of indexing everyone in the world, Spock is adding millions of people to its index everyday through its search engine technology and through community contribution.
price ($mm)
$3.68
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closed 6/6/2007 via BusinessWire

Jupitermedia Corporation, acquired AdsOfTheWorld.com

synopsis: Jupitermedia Corporation announced that it has acquired the assets of AdsOfTheWorld.com and CreativeBits.org. Both Web sites provide user-generated content for the creative and design communities and have a robust following with over 1.0 million unique monthly visitors combined.
buyer: Jupitermedia Corporation (OTCPK:MECK:$3.22)
WebMediaBrands, is the leading global provider of events, education, jobs, and content for business, media, and creative professionals. The company consists of four distinct brands: mediabistro.com, LearnNetwork, Freelance Connect, and Semantic Web. Over 6 million users visit WebMediaBrands monthly."
target: AdsOfTheWorld.com
AdsOfTheWorld.com is an advertising archive and community site that showcases the best and most interesting advertising worldwide. The site functions as a meeting place for creative professionals to see what their colleagues are up to and to inspire new ideas.
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closed 9/10/2015 via PR Newswire

Mecklermedia Corporation, acquired 3DPrint.com

synopsis: MecklerMedia Corporation announced that it has purchased 3DPrint.com is a news organization dedicated to bringing readers up to date on all the latest news from the 3D Printing Industry.
buyer: Mecklermedia Corporation (OTCPK:MECK:$3.22)
Mecklermedia is an international trade show company concentrating in the fields of Bitcoin, cryptocurrency and 3D Printing, which currently encompasses over 22 trade shows in 11 countries. "
target: 3DPrint.com
3DPrint.com is a news organization dedicated to bringing readers up to date on all the latest news from the 3D Printing Industry. They pride themselves on finding interesting and unique news stories through investigative reporting, and extensive interviews.
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closed 8/19/2014 via BNC Analysis

Prometheus Global Media, acquired Mediabistro

synopsis: Prometheus Global Media LLC, a collection of trade publications and events backed by a unit of Guggenheim Partners, has completed its acquisition of Mediabistro from the Mecklermedia Corp. Terms of the deal for Mediabistro, known for its website featuring job listings for journalists for other media professionals, weren't provided.
buyer parent: Guggenheim Partners, LLC
buyer: Prometheus Global Media
Prometheus Global Media is a diversified company with leading assets in the media and entertainment arenas, including: Music; Film; and Advertising & Marketing. Its assets include Billboard and its related conference events, The Hollywood Reporter, Adweek, Mediaweek, and more. "
target parent: Mecklermedia Corporation
target: Mediabistro (MBIS:$13.13)
Mediabistro is the leading provider of jobs, news, education, events, and research for the media industry. Their mission is to help media professionals succeed and grow in their careers as we provide them with opportunities to acquire new positions, knowledge, skills, and connections.
price ($mm)
$8.00
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closed 8/7/2012 via Company Press Release

WebMediaBrands, Inc., acquired Lost Remote

synopsis: WebMediaBrands Inc. announced that it has acquired the assets of Lost Remote (www.lostremote.com), the leading blog covering the rapidly growing field of social TV, from its founder Cory Bergman. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.
buyer: WebMediaBrands, Inc. (OTCPK:MECK:$3.22)
WebMediaBrands Inc. is an Internet media company that provides content, education, trade shows, and online job board services to media and business professionals. The company’s online businesses includes mediabistro.com, learnnetwork.com, freelanceconnect.com and semanticweb.com. "
target: Lost Remote
Lost Remote is the first and largest industry site dedicated to social TV coverage and analysis. Lost Remote has thousands of TV execs, producers, marketers, social media experts and social TV entrepreneurs read Lost Remote.
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closed 5/12/2011 via BusinessWire

WebMediaBrands, Inc., acquired Inside Network Inc.

synopsis: WebMediaBrands announced that it has acquired all of the shares of Inside Network Inc., publisher of the well-known blogs Inside Facebook and Inside Mobile Apps, industry-leading research services focused on the Facebook platform and social gaming ecosystem, AppData, an app that tracks social platform traffic, and trade shows.
buyer: WebMediaBrands, Inc. (OTCPK:MECK:$3.22)
WebMediaBrands Inc. is an Internet media company that provides content, education, trade shows, and online job board services to media and business professionals. The company’s online businesses includes mediabistro.com, learnnetwork.com, freelanceconnect.com and semanticweb.com. "
target: Inside Network Inc.
Inside Network publishes the well-known blogs Inside Facebook, Inside Social Games and Inside Mobile Apps. The company also publishes: industry-leading research services focused on the Facebook platform and social gaming ecosystem; AppData, which tracks traffic on social platforms; and trade shows.
price ($mm)
$15
rev ($mm)
$2
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
7.1x
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/21/2011 via BusinessWire

Mediabistro.com, Inc., acquired SemanticOverflow.com

synopsis: Mediabistro.com has announced that it has acquired the assets of the website SemanticOverflow.com from Andrew Matthews of Melbourne, Australia, the site's founder. SemanticOverflow.com is a community-moderated site that allows people to help one another with questions regarding Semantic Web technologies and techniques.
buyer parent: WebMediaBrands, Inc.
buyer: Mediabistro.com, Inc. (MBIS:$13.13)
mediabistro.com is dedicated to anyone who creates or works with content, or who is a non-creative professional working in a content/creative industry. The company's mission is to provide opportunities (both online and offline) for you to meet each other, share resources, and showcase your work. "
target: SemanticOverflow.com
SemanticOverflow.com is a unique property which allows people to help one another with questions about Semantic Web technologies and techniques. The site is a blend of a Q&A forum and a recommendation site. Users can ask, tag, and answer questions.
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closed 3/17/2011 via BusinessWire

Mediabistro.com, Inc., acquired FacebookMarketing.de

synopsis: Mediabistro.com has announced that it acquired the assets of the blog FacebookMarketing.de from Philipp Roth and Jens Wiese of Munich, Germany. FacebookMarketing.de concentrates on news and analysis of the fast-developing use of Facebook marketing in Germany, Switzerland, and Austria.
buyer parent: WebMediaBrands, Inc.
buyer: Mediabistro.com, Inc. (MBIS:$13.13)
mediabistro.com is dedicated to anyone who creates or works with content, or who is a non-creative professional working in a content/creative industry. The company's mission is to provide opportunities (both online and offline) for you to meet each other, share resources, and showcase your work. "
target: FacebookMarketing.de
FacebookMarketing.de is a blog that concentrates on news and analysis of the fast-developing use of Facebook marketing in Germany, Switzerland, and Austria.
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closed 2/24/2011 via BusinessWire

Mediabistro.com, Inc., acquired Twittercism

synopsis: Mediabistro.com, a division of WebMediaBrands Inc., has announced that it has acquired the assets of the Twittercism.com blog from Shea Bennett. Twittercism.com provides Twitter users with tips, tricks, tweaks, tools and tutorials, as well as news, articles, opinions and rumours.
buyer parent: WebMediaBrands, Inc.
buyer: Mediabistro.com, Inc. (MBIS:$13.13)
mediabistro.com is dedicated to anyone who creates or works with content, or who is a non-creative professional working in a content/creative industry. The company's mission is to provide opportunities (both online and offline) for you to meet each other, share resources, and showcase your work. "
target: Twittercism
Twittercism.com is a blog source for Twitter tips, tricks, tweaks, tools and tutorials, as well as news, articles, opinion and rumours. All the articles and content on the site is written and edited by the founder, Shéa Bennett.
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closed 2/23/2011 via BusinessWire

Mediabistro.com, Inc., acquired European Semantic Technology Conference

synopsis: Mediabistro.com, a division of WebMediaBrands Inc., has announced that it has acquired the trade show and related assets of the European Semantic Technology Conference (“ESTC”) from Semantic Technology Institute International of Vienna, Austria. ESTC is the biggest industry trade show focusing on Semantic Technology in Europe.
buyer parent: WebMediaBrands, Inc.
buyer: Mediabistro.com, Inc. (MBIS:$13.13)
mediabistro.com is dedicated to anyone who creates or works with content, or who is a non-creative professional working in a content/creative industry. The company's mission is to provide opportunities (both online and offline) for you to meet each other, share resources, and showcase your work. "
target parent: Semantic Technology Institute International
target: European Semantic Technology Conference
The European Semantic Technology Conference is the biggest industry trade show focusing on Semantic Technology in Europe. The conference is held in Vienna, Austria.
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closed 11/17/2010 via BusinessWire

Mediabistro.com, Inc., acquired TVSpy.com

synopsis: WebMediaBrands announced that it has acquired the website TVSpy.com from Vault, Inc. TVSpy will become part of the Mediabistro blog network. TVSpy is the insider resource for TV industry professionals.
buyer parent: WebMediaBrands, Inc.
buyer: Mediabistro.com, Inc. (MBIS:$13.13)
WebMediaBrands Inc. is an Internet media company that provides content, education, trade shows, and online job board services to media and business professionals. The company’s online business includes mediabistro.com, a leading blog network. "
target parent: Veronis Suhler Stevenson
target: TVSpy.com
TVSpy connects television professionals with each other and with professionals in related media industries, as well as with unique inside information to give them an edge as they build their careers and businesses in video media.
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closed 10/6/2010 via BusinessWire

WebMediaBrands, Inc., acquired 10,000 Words

synopsis: WebMediaBrands, Inc. announced the acquisition of the blog 10000Words.net and related assets from Mark S. Luckie. Mr. Luckie, National Innovations Editor for The Washington Post, is based in Washington, D.C.
buyer: WebMediaBrands, Inc. (OTCPK:MECK:$3.22)
WebMediaBrands Inc. is an Internet media company that provides content, education, trade shows, and online job board services to media and business professionals. The company’s online business includes mediabistro.com, a leading blog network. "
target: 10,000 Words
10,000 Words was created as a resource for journalists and web and technology enthusiasts to learn the tools that are shaping digital journalism. The site offers examples, resources, and tutorials of both new and established technologies used to enhance journalism.
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closed 9/20/2010 via BusinessWire

WebMediaBrands, Inc., acquired Semantic Technology Conference

synopsis: WebMediaBrands announced that it has acquired all of the assets of the Semantic Technology Conference (SemTech) and the SemanticUniverse.com blog from Wilshire Conferences. SemTech is the largest conference in the world dedicated to the rapidly growing topic of the Semantic Web and Linked Data.
buyer: WebMediaBrands, Inc. (OTCPK:MECK:$3.22)
WebMediaBrands Inc. is an Internet media company that provides content, education, trade shows, and online job board services to media and business professionals. "
target parent: Wilshire Conferences, Inc.
target: Semantic Technology Conference
SemTech ("Semantic Technology Conference ") is the largest conference in the world dedicated to the rapidly growing topic of the Semantic Web and Linked Data. SemanticUniverse is a blog and e-mail newsletter providing news and articles about the application of semantic technologies.
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closed 3/22/2010 via BusinessWire

WebMediaBrands, Inc., acquired RotorBlog.com

synopsis: WebMediaBrands Inc. announced that it has acquired the assets of Rotorblog.com. Rotorblog was created in 2006 to cover the social media space. It currently attracts approximately 200,000 unique visitors a month. Terms for the acquisition were not disclosed.
buyer: WebMediaBrands, Inc. (OTCPK:MECK:$3.22)
WebMediaBrands, is the leading global provider of events, education, jobs, and content for business, media, and creative professionals. The company consists of four distinct brands: mediabistro.com, LearnNetwork, Freelance Connect, and Semantic Web. Over 6 million users visit WebMediaBrands monthly."
target: RotorBlog.com
RotorBlog.com was founded by Maris Dagis in order to provide latest Web 2.0 news and startup reviews, later focusing on social networks and online communications. Reaching 250k readers monthly it has became one of the most popular sources of information for people using Internet to communicate.
price ($mm)
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closed 12/29/2009 via BusinessWire

WebMediaBrands, Inc., acquired 3rd Power LLC

synopsis: WebMediaBrands Inc., the leading global provider of content, education, jobs, and events for business, media, and creative professionals, acquired all of the equity of 3rd Power LLC ("3rd Power") from Charles Edward Hudson. Charles Edward Hudson is now a consultant to WebMediaBrands. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.
buyer: WebMediaBrands, Inc. (OTCPK:MECK:$3.22)
WebMediaBrands, is the leading global provider of events, education, jobs, and content for business, media, and creative professionals. The company consists of four distinct brands: mediabistro.com, LearnNetwork, Freelance Connect, and Semantic Web. Over 6 million users visit WebMediaBrands monthly."
target: 3rd Power LLC
3rd Power's main assets are three social media tradeshows (Social Gaming Summit, Virtual Goods Summit and iGames Summit), as well as several new tradeshows to be launched in 2010.
price ($mm)
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closed 12/11/2009 via BusinessWire

WebMediaBrands, Inc., acquired Social Times, Inc.

synopsis: WebMediaBrands Inc., the leading global provider of events, education, jobs, and content for business, media, and creative professionals, announced that it acquired all of the shares of Social Times Incorporated which owns and operates, AllFacebook.com, SocialTimes.com, the Social Ad Summit, and New Media School.
buyer: WebMediaBrands, Inc. (OTCPK:MECK:$3.22)
WebMediaBrands, is the leading global provider of events, education, jobs, and content for business, media, and creative professionals. The company consists of four distinct brands: mediabistro.com, LearnNetwork, Freelance Connect, and Semantic Web. Over 6 million users visit WebMediaBrands monthly."
target: Social Times, Inc.
Social Times Incorporated owns and operates two social media blogs, AllFacebook.com and SocialTimes.com, a tradeshow (Social Ad Summit), and an online learning school (New Media School).
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announced 11/30/2009 via Capital IQ

QuinStreet, Inc., will acquire Internet.com

synopsis: WebMediaBrands Inc. announced that it has entered into a definitive asset purchase agreement to sell its Internet.com division to QuinStreet, Inc. for an aggregate purchase price of $18 million in cash. The Internet.com Network is comprised of some of the best known and highly acclaimed sites in the technology publishing business.
buyer: QuinStreet, Inc. (QNST:$502.99)
QuinStreet is a leader in vertical marketing and media on the Internet. The company provides a strong set of capabilities to engage Internet visitors with targeted media and connects its marketing clients with their potential customers online. "
target parent: WebMediaBrands, Inc.
target: Internet.com
The Internet.com Network is comprised of some of the best known and highly acclaimed sites in the technology publishing business. Our more than 200 journalists, analysts and editors produce award winning and actionable information around the clock and from around the world.
price ($mm)
$18
rev ($mm)
$21
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.8x
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/29/2009 via BusinessWire

WebMediaBrands, Inc., acquired BrandsOfTheWorld.com

synopsis: WebMediaBrands, Inc. announced it has acquired the assets of Brandsoftheworld.com. Brandsoftheworld.com is a user generated content site where readers view and download more than 160,000 vector format brands and logos. The site has over 2 million unique visitors and over 30 million page views per month.
buyer: WebMediaBrands, Inc. (OTCPK:MECK:$3.22)
WebMediaBrands, is the leading global provider of events, education, jobs, and content for business, media, and creative professionals. The company consists of four distinct brands: mediabistro.com, LearnNetwork, Freelance Connect, and Semantic Web. Over 6 million users visit WebMediaBrands monthly."
target: BrandsOfTheWorld.com
BrandsOfTheWorld.com is the most comprehensive resource and one of the most visited web sites where visitors can browse and access copies of the world's famous brands and logos.
price ($mm)
$1.50
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/23/2009 via BusinessWire

Getty Images, Inc., acquired JupiterImages Corporation

synopsis: Jupitermedia Corporation announced that it has completed the previously announced sale of Jupiterimages Corporation, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Jupitermedia, to Getty Images, Inc. for $96 million in cash.
buyer parent: Hellman & Friedman LLC
buyer: Getty Images, Inc. (:$185.08)
Getty Images, Inc. is one of the largest international providers of visual content to a diverse range of professional users of images, including advertising and design agencies, magazine, newspaper, broadcasters production companies and the growing area of the web and new media publishers. "
target parent: Jupitermedia Corporation
target: JupiterImages Corporation
JupiterImages offers a powerful collection of premium digital image brands, giving you one-stop access for all your stock photography needs.
price ($mm)[EV]
$90 [$86]
rev ($mm)
$102
EBITDA ($mm)
$16
EV / rev
0.9x
EV / EBITDA
5.4x
closed 3/11/2008 via BusinessWire

Jupitermedia Corporation, acquired eStockMusic.com

synopsis: Jupitermedia Corporation announced that it has acquired the assets of eStockMusic.com. This acquisition adds a micropayment music business to Jupiterimages’ micropayment offerings of royalty-free digital images and footage on Stockxpert.com. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
buyer: Jupitermedia Corporation (OTCPK:MECK:$3.22)
WebMediaBrands, is the leading global provider of events, education, jobs, and content for business, media, and creative professionals. The company consists of four distinct brands: mediabistro.com, LearnNetwork, Freelance Connect, and Semantic Web. Over 6 million users visit WebMediaBrands monthly."
target: eStockMusic.com
eStockMusic.com offers an extensive library of royalty free stock music that is easily searchable and lets customers listen to the tracks before purchasing for as little as a $1.00 per track. eStockMusic.com provides an innovative platform for composers to promote and sell their music online.
price ($mm)
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closed 7/18/2007 via BusinessWire

Jupitermedia Corporation, acquired Mediabistro.com, Inc.

synopsis: Jupitermedia Corporation has acquired all of the shares of mediabistro.com inc. the career and community site for media and creative professionals, for $20.0 million in cash and a two year earn-out that could result in an additional $3.0 million in cash consideration.
buyer: Jupitermedia Corporation (OTCPK:MECK:$3.22)
WebMediaBrands, is the leading global provider of events, education, jobs, and content for business, media, and creative professionals. The company consists of four distinct brands: mediabistro.com, LearnNetwork, Freelance Connect, and Semantic Web. Over 6 million users visit WebMediaBrands monthly."
target: Mediabistro.com, Inc. (MBIS:$13.13)
mediabistro.com is dedicated to anyone who creates or works with content, or who is a non-creative professional working in a content/creative industry. Our mission is to provide opportunities (both online and offline) for you to meet each other, share resources, and showcase your work.
price ($mm)
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closed 6/6/2007 via BusinessWire

Jupitermedia Corporation, acquired AdsOfTheWorld.com

synopsis: Jupitermedia Corporation announced that it has acquired the assets of AdsOfTheWorld.com and CreativeBits.org. Both Web sites provide user-generated content for the creative and design communities and have a robust following with over 1.0 million unique monthly visitors combined.
buyer: Jupitermedia Corporation (OTCPK:MECK:$3.22)
WebMediaBrands, is the leading global provider of events, education, jobs, and content for business, media, and creative professionals. The company consists of four distinct brands: mediabistro.com, LearnNetwork, Freelance Connect, and Semantic Web. Over 6 million users visit WebMediaBrands monthly."
target: AdsOfTheWorld.com
AdsOfTheWorld.com is an advertising archive and community site that showcases the best and most interesting advertising worldwide. The site functions as a meeting place for creative professionals to see what their colleagues are up to and to inspire new ideas.
price ($mm)
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closed 12/10/2008 via BusinessWire

BlogWorld Expo, acquired New Media Expo

synopsis: BlogWorld Expo announced that it has acquired New Media Expo; the new combined entity will be called BlogWorld & New Media Expo. The next event, featuring a comprehensive conference and tradeshow, will take place in Las Vegas on October 15-17, 2009. The financial terms of the agreement were undisclosed.
buyer: BlogWorld Expo
BlogWorld & New Media Expo is the first and only industry-wide tradeshow, conference and media event dedicated to promoting the dynamic industry of blogging and new media. "
target: New Media Expo
New Media Expo was founded in 2005 to serve the educational and networking needs of podcasters and online video creators. Its 4th annual convention was held in August 2008 in Las Vegas, which drew 1800+ attendees and 50 exhibitors.
price ($mm)
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closed 10/8/2007 via Berkery

1105 Media, Inc., purchased GovSec, U.S. Law and READY from National Trade Productions

synopsis: Berkery Noyes, the leading independent investment bank serving the information, media and technology markets, announces that it represented Washington, DC-based National Trade Productions in its sale of three top-ranked public sector information technology trade shows to 1105 Media, Inc.
buyer: 1105 Media, Inc.
1105 Media, Inc., is a leading provider of integrated information and media in targeted business-to-business markets, including specialized sectors of the information technology community; industrial health, safety and compliance; security; environmental protection; and home healthcare. "
seller: National Trade Productions
Based near Washington, DC, National Trade Productions is a leading tradeshow and event manager, having produced association-owned and proprietary events for over thirty years. In addition, the company operates its Creative Solutions Group, an in-house design agency.
price ($mm)
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closed 12/22/2006 via BusinessWire

1105 Media, Inc., acquired Post Newsweek Tech Media Group

synopsis: The Washington Post Company has completed the sale of Post Newsweek Tech Media to 1105 Media, Inc. The transaction was announced on December 8, 2006. The purchase price was not disclosed.
buyer: 1105 Media, Inc.
1105 Media, Inc., is a leading provider of integrated information and media in targeted business-to-business markets, including specialized sectors of the information technology community; industrial health, safety and compliance; security; environmental protection; and home healthcare. "
target parent: The Washington Post Company
target: Post Newsweek Tech Media Group
Post Newsweek Tech Media is the leading media company in the government community, offering focused national publications, Web sites, trade shows and conferences for the government market covering management issues and technology.
price ($mm)
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closed 9/15/2006 via

The Yankee Group, acquired Trendsmedia, Inc.

synopsis: Yankee Group Research Inc announced that it acquired Trendsmedia, Inc., a premier integrated media firm serving emerging technology markets. The acquisition will accelerate Yankee Group's growth and expand its reach in global connectivity issues, helping network builders, operators and users navigate revolutionary change.
buyer parent: Alta Communications
buyer: The Yankee Group
The Yankee Group is a global leader in communications and networking research and consulting. Spanning numerous industries, the company provides strategic planning assistance, technology and market forecasting, and cross-industry analysis to support a wide range of clients on a worldwide basis. "
target: Trendsmedia, Inc.
Trendsmedia is an integrated media firm serving emerging technology markets. Founded by media veterans, our mission is to help business and technology executives stay ahead of major technology trends that are likely to impact their businesses significantly within the next few years.
price ($mm)
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closed 9/15/2005 via Company Press Release

JD Events, acquired KioskCom

synopsis: JD Events announced today that it has acquired the semi-annual KioskCom events from IQPC. KioskCom, now entering its 10th year, has developed into the world's leading event for companies, organizations and individuals looking to gain the knowledge necessary to implement, maintain and upgrade a kiosk program, regardless of industry or company size.
buyer: JD Events
JD Events is dedicated to the creation of targeted and innovative industry-leading events that deliver results. The company brings together highly qualified buying audiences, education-rich content and high-level networking opportunities. "
target: KioskCom
KioskCom™ is dedicated to providing practical, detailed information specific to the interactive self-service kiosk technology arena. Now in its 9th year organizing conferences and Trade Shows centered on interactive self-service kiosk technology, KioskCom™ has developed into the world's leading eve
price ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 12/5/2019 via BusinessWire

WTWH Media, LLC, acquired Robotics Division

synopsis: WTWH Media has announced the acquisition of the robotics division of EH Media. The acquired assets include Robotics Business Review, a world class website focused on the global robotics and intelligent systems sector, and the RoboBusiness Conference and Exposition, a leading annual robotics B2B conference which first ran in 2004.
buyer: WTWH Media, LLC
WTWH Media LLC is an integrated b2b media company serving the electronics, design engineering, hospitality, life sciences, renewable energy, retail and robotics markets with more than 45+ web sites, 12 events, 7 print publications and custom digital marketing services. "
target parent: EH Media
target: Robotics Division
The Robotics Division include Robotics Business Review, a world class website focused on the global robotics and intelligent systems sector, and the RoboBusiness Conference and Exposition, a leading annual robotics business-to-business conference which first ran in 2004.
price ($mm)
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closed 8/17/2016 via BNC Analysis

iGo3D, acquired GetReady4 3D

synopsis: iGo3D, a leading European reseller and distributor of desktop 3D printing equipment, announced that it has acquired GetReady4 3D, the brand and project with the goal to contribute to 3D printing literacy. GetReady4 3D services include workshops, e-learning courses, and services to companies and public entities.
buyer: iGo3D
Go3D GmbH distributes and supplies desktop 3D printing equipment. It provides 3D printers, 3D scanners, filaments, and accessories. The company also offers 3D printer software that enables clients to repair or create their own 3D model. It also sells products online. "
target: GetReady4 3D
GetReady4 3D intends to ensure that individuals and companies have a basic understanding of what 3D printing is, so that the ecosystem can evolve. Their services include workshops, e-learning courses, and services to companies and public entities.
price ($mm)
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announced 3/8/2017 via BNC Analysis

Google Inc., will acquire Kaggle

synopsis: Google is acquiring Kaggle, a platform that hosts data science and machine learning competitions. The platform allows companies, researchers, government and other organizations to post their modeling problems and have data professionals and researchers compete to produce the best solutions.
buyer: Google Inc. (GOOGL:$196,682.00)
Google's innovative search technologies connect millions of people with information every day. Google is a top web property in all major global markets. Google's targeted advertising program provides businesses with measurable results, while enhancing the overall web experience for users. "
target: Kaggle
Kaggle is a platform for data-related competitions. The platform allows companies, researchers, government and other organizations to post their modeling problems and have data professionals and researchers compete to produce the best solutions.
price ($mm)
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closed 5/27/2020 via Company Press Release

ON-X Groupe, acquired Chain Accelerator

synopsis: ON-X Groupe, an independent French consulting group specializing in advisory and digital integration, has acquired Chain Accelerator, the biggest blockchain accelerator in Europe. Chain Accelerator's full suite of tailor-made services and solutions include consulting, events, on-site training courses, and business development & marketing.
buyer: ON-X Groupe
ON-X Groupe is an independent French consulting group specializing in advisory and digital integration. The firm’s activity is organized in several complementary areas of expertise: Digital Security, Infrastructure and Information Systems, Cloud, Digital Territories and xR (eXtended Reality). "
target: Chain Accelerator
Chain Accelerator is the biggest blockchain accelerator in Europe. Chain Accelerator works across all blockchain verticals and provides a full suite of tailor-made services and solutions, including consulting, events, on-site training courses, and business development & marketing.
price ($mm)
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closed 2/26/2019 via PE Hub

CyberRisk Alliance, acquired InfoSec World Conference and Expo

synopsis: CyberRisk Alliance, a business intelligence company focused on the cybersecurity and information risk management marketplace, has acquired InfoSec World Conference and Expo, a top trade show for the information security industry. The seller was MIS Training Institute.
buyer parent: Growth Catalyst Partners
buyer: CyberRisk Alliance
CyberRisk Alliance invests in businesses serving the cybersecurity and information risk management marketplace. The company brings together leading brands and is comprised of a diversified portfolio of business information products. "
target parent: Boathouse Capital
target: InfoSec World Conference and Expo
For 25 years information security professionals have recognized InfoSec World Conference & Expo as “The Business of Security” conference. InfoSec World Conference and Expo is the industry’s leading trade show, along with other cybersecurity events and services – collectively known as InfoSec World.
price ($mm)
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closed 6/2/2008 via BtoBonline.com

TechInsights, acquired Embedded Systems Show

synopsis: TechInsights, a division of United Business Media, announced the acquisition of Embedded Systems Show, the U.K.’s largest forum for the embedded systems design industry, from EDA Exhibitions. The acquisition includes Embedded Systems Engineering.
buyer parent: United Business Media PLC
buyer: TechInsights
TechInsights is a media, professional services and marketing services company that serves decision makers in the electronics industry –the Creators of Technology – and the suppliers that wish to connect with them and influence their product design decisions. "
target parent: Electronic Design Automation, Ltd.
target: Embedded Systems Show
Embedded Systems Show is the leading international calendar event for the electronic systems and software development communities in the UK.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
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closed 1/30/2007 via BusinessWire

Jupitermedia Corporation, purchased 50.1% of ISPCON trade shows, and 100% of INBOX trade show from The Golden Group, Inc.

synopsis: Jupitermedia Corporation has acquired the remaining 50.1% interest in the two annual ISPCON trade shows as well as 100% of the INBOX trade show from The Golden Group I, Inc. Jupitermedia now owns 100% of these properties, up from the 49.9% interest in ISPCON held prior to the transaction.
buyer: Jupitermedia Corporation (OTCPK:MECK:$3.22)
WebMediaBrands, is the leading global provider of events, education, jobs, and content for business, media, and creative professionals. The company consists of four distinct brands: mediabistro.com, LearnNetwork, Freelance Connect, and Semantic Web. Over 6 million users visit WebMediaBrands monthly."
seller: The Golden Group, Inc.
The Golden Group, Inc. is a trade conference and event management business. Our business is built on the notion that conferences should be profound and intuitive gatherings for market communities to exchange ideas, build relationships and gain knowledge with a significant return on investment.
price ($mm)
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closed 7/3/2020 via PR Web

ModalityIQ, acquired MLconf

synopsis: ModalityIQ, a community-based knowledge sharing and learning platform, has acquired The Machine Learning Conference (“MLconf”), a leader in serving the Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence community. MLconf gathers the machine learning community to coalesce and share lessons learned through a series of 20+ conferences.
buyer: ModalityIQ
ModalityIQ is a community-based knowledge sharing and learning platform founded to facilitate the sharing of knowledge and know-how across the advanced and emerging technology landscape by providing an environment for exchanging ideas and inspiring open dialogue to advance technological capabilities"
target: MLconf
MLconf is a single-day, single-track machine learning conference event designed to gather the community to discuss the recent research and application of Algorithms, Tools, and Platforms to solve the hard problems that exist within organizing and analyzing massive and noisy data sets.
price ($mm)
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closed 3/5/2010 via Company Press Release

United Business Media Limited, acquired E Commerce Expo, Ltd.

synopsis: United Business Media Limited announces that it has acquired E Commerce Expo Ltd ("ECE"). ECE is a two day exhibition with an associated conference and awards ceremony, dedicated to e-commerce and online retailing.
buyer: United Business Media Limited (LSE:UBM:$1,333.50)
UBM focuses on two principal activities: worldwide information distribution, targeting and monitoring; and, the development and monetization of B2B communities and markets. "
target: E Commerce Expo, Ltd.
E Commerce Expo is a two day exhibition with an associated conference and awards ceremony, dedicated to e-commerce and online retailing. The show covers all aspects of e-commerce, including acquisition, conversion, fulfillment and retention.
price ($mm)
$0.91
rev ($mm)
$1
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.3x
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/3/2018 via BNC Analysis

mktg, inc., acquired Branded Asia

synopsis: Dentsu Aegis, part of Japan’s leading advertising agency group Dentsu Inc., has acquired the live events producer Branded. Branded will join lifestyle marketing agency MKTG to scale capabilities in live media events through the development of new age creative, content and IP ownership in the high growth areas of entertainment.
buyer parent: Dentsu Inc.
buyer: mktg, inc. (CMKG:$134.90)
MKTG, part of the Dentsu Aegis Network, is a global lifestyle marketing agency that specializes in delivering strategic, business-oriented marketing solutions for leading brands via sport and entertainment consulting, live experiences, retail marketing, enterprise/B2B engagement, and more. "
target: Branded Asia
Branded is an award-winning live events producer based in Hong Kong. Branded creates and produces live media that matters, connecting businesses, brands, celebrities and fans through large and small scale events including the YouTube FanFest global tour.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$2
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/12/2017 via Company Press Release

Divimove, acquired VideoDays GmbH

synopsis: Divimove, Europe’s leading media company in the online video industry with 1,200 influencers and over 1.5 billion views per month on YouTube, is acquiring VideoDays, Europe's biggest gathering of YouTubers, attracting more than 15,000 visitors.
buyer parent: Bertelsmann SE & Co. KGaA
buyer: Divimove
Divimove is Europe’s leading media company in the online video industry with 1,200 influencers and over 1.5 billion views per month on YouTube. "
target: VideoDays GmbH
VideoDays GmbH is the biggest live event for social media stars and fans in Europe, with over 15,000 visitors, 150 artists and 200 accredited media representatives. VideoDays is Europe's biggest gathering of YouTubers.
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closed 3/30/2015 via BNC Analysis

Clarion Events, Ltd., acquired Internet Retailing Expo

synopsis: Organiser Clarion Events has announced the acquisition of Internet Retail Events Ltd from SJP Business Media. Internet Retail Events’ portfolio of market-leading events comprises Internet Retailing Expo (IRX), eDelivery Expo, Internet Retailing Conference, eDelivery Conference and the Internet Retailing Awards.
buyer parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
buyer: Clarion Events, Ltd.
Clarion Events operates over 200 events in 35 countries from offices in the U.K., South Africa, U.S., Brazil, Germany, Singapore, U.A.E., Turkey, and the Netherlands. They serve as a platform to build businesses, enhance customer relationships and accelerate product awareness. "
target parent: SJP Business Media
target: Internet Retailing Expo
Held annually at The National Exhibition Centre, Internet Retailing Expo (IRX) launched in 2011 and won Best UK Trade Show Exhibition (>2,000sqm) at the Association of Exhibition Organisers (AEO) Excellence Awards in 2014.
price ($mm)
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closed 11/9/2012 via BusinessWire

GLM, purchased E-Commerce Events Group from Vertical Web Media LLC

synopsis: GLM announced its acquisition of the events group of Vertical Web Media (VWM), including Internet Retailer Conference & Exhibition (IRCE), the leading e-commerce event in the United States, and two allied events – Internet Retailer Mobile Marketing & Commerce Forum (MMCF) and Internet Retailer Web Design and Usability Conference (IRWD).
buyer parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
buyer: GLM
George Little Management (GLM) creates face-to-face and online buying, selling and networking platforms for designers, product developers, manufacturers, reps, retailers and operators through tradeshow and event production, online community development and association management. "
seller: Vertical Web Media LLC
Vertical Web Media is the largest media group exclusively covering the e-commerce field. It operates Internet Retailer Magazine, two information and research web sites, two e-mail newsletters and seven research publications and databases, all directed to various aspects of the e-commerce business.
price ($mm)
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closed 3/4/2008 via Company Press Release

Worldwide Business Research, acquired ecomXpo

synopsis: eComXpo, the virtual trade show and job fair for eCommerce marketers is being acquired by Worldwide Business Research, the producers of eTail and more than hundreds of other internationally recognized physical events.
buyer: Worldwide Business Research
Worldwide Business Research ("WBR") is the world's biggest large-scale conference company and part of the PLS group, one of the world's leading providers of strategic business intelligence with 16 offices worldwide. "
target: ecomXpo
eComXpo is the first virtual, online trade show, conference and job fair for eCommerce marketers. Hundreds of exhibitors, sponsors, and presenters gather semi-annually with over 8,000 attendees at this 100% online and virtual event, the largest gathering of eCommerce marketers in the world.
price ($mm)
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closed 5/16/2018 via BNC Analysis

Aspire Education GmbH, acquired ETC - Enterprise Training Center GmbH

synopsis: Vienna-based Aspire Education has taken over Austria's leading service provider for education and training in the IT sector, the ETC - Enterprise Training Center GmbH. ETC - Enterprise Training Center is Austria's No. 1 provider of IT seminars with locations in Vienna.
buyer parent: Quadriga Capital
buyer: Aspire Education GmbH
Aspire Education is a leading European education group in the education and training market with a focus on the German-speaking world. The education portfolio of Aspire Education includes the professional development of qualified specialists in areas such as law, taxes, IT and knowledge services, "
target: ETC - Enterprise Training Center GmbH
ETC - Enterprise Training Center is Austria's No. 1 provider of IT seminars with locations in Vienna. Graz and Attnang-Puchheim. ETC is the largest Austrian B2B IT training provider with an additional focus on IT related topics and management skills for digitization.
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AdUX
AdUX
AdUX is the European leader in digital marketing. AdUX creates tools and advertising products in line with their vision of giving back the power to the user to generate a better user experience. The company offers native advertising, brand advertising, and location-based mobile marketing services.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$28.01
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.29)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.69)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
127
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Ticker: DB:SAX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ströer Media
Ströer Media
Ströer Media is a leading provider of online advertising and out-of-home, and offers its advertising customers individualized and fully integrated premium communications solutions. In the field of digital media, Ströer is setting new standards for innovation and quality in Europe.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$1,814.79
EBITDA ($mm)
$355.43
EBIT ($mm)
$192.91
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
12514
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Ticker: DMS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Digital Media Solutions
Digital Media Solutions
Digital Media Solutions (DMS) is the largest single entry point for scalable and reliable people-based marketing solutions. DMS deploys a robust database of consumer intelligence and leverages massive proprietary media distribution to provide meaningful, insightful customer acquisition campaigns.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$332.86
EBITDA ($mm)
$36.32
EBIT ($mm)
$21.37
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
400
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Ticker: TSE:6535
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
i-mobile Co., Ltd. (Advertising)
i-mobile is the leading Japanese independent ad network in internet advertising. i-mobile ad network helps to bring advertisers and media together. Their platform has high transparency, and is operated by experienced professionals to help ensure both sides of their customers are matched perfectly.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$137.97
EBITDA ($mm)
$22.21
EBIT ($mm)
$20.76
Net Income ($mm)
$13.54
Employees
178
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Ticker: ASX:TMP
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tech Mpire Limited
Tech Mpire Limited
Tech Mpire is a rapidly growing performance-based online and mobile marketing solutions provider with reach to consumers in over 200 countries. Mpire offers advertisers a scalable solution to gain consumer acquisitions on a strict performance basis.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$23.89
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.30)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.36)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: TSE:6573
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Agile Media Network Inc.
Agile Media Network Inc.
Based in Japan, Agile Media Network Co., Ltd. (AMN) is developing a business to support conversation and communication between fans and companies/brands. Through the Ambassador Program ® and the CATAPULT platform, they promote product/service marketing activities with fan.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$7.53
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.57)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
72
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Ticker: OTCPK:BMTM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Bright Mountain Acquisition Corporation
Bright Mountain Acquisition Corporation
Bright Mountain Acquisition Corporation is dedicated to providing “those that keep us safe” places to go online where they can do everything from stay current on news and events affecting them to look for jobs, share information, communicate with the public and more.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$7.00
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.94)
EBIT ($mm)
($3.64)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
14
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Ticker: A214270
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Futurestream Networks Co., Ltd.
Futurestream Networks (FSN) provides South Korea's largest mobile advertising network. They offer a variety of targeting options to help clients reach their target audience and achieve their campaign goals.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$30.56
EBITDA ($mm)
$0.34
EBIT ($mm)
$0.07
Net Income ($mm)
$0.28
Employees
0
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Ticker: AIM:BBSN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Brave Bison
Brave Bison
Brave Bison is a social video company, specializing in cross-platform video content, connecting global audiences through social media. Its online communities reach over 135 million followers.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$21.08
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.91)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.74)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
70
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Ticker: OTCPK:MECK
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Mecklermedia Corporation
Mecklermedia Corporation
Mecklermedia is an international trade show company concentrating in the fields of Bitcoin, cryptocurrency and 3D Printing, which currently encompasses over 22 trade shows in 11 countries.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$3.22
EBITDA ($mm)
($4.43)
EBIT ($mm)
($4.52)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
17
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